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“Delicious food; Excellent service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Liberty Tavern

Liberty Tavern
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Ranked #12 of 848 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Irving Street
Transit: On the corner of Wilson Boulevard and Irving Street in Arlington, The Liberty Tavern is easily accessible from downtown DC, Route 66, Route 395, and is across the street from the Clarendon Metro Station.
Alexandria, Va
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Delicious food; Excellent service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening out with friends from out of town. All of us selected the line caught halibut served on a bed of asparagus risotto, a couple of oyster mushrooms draped elegantly over the halibut topped with oak charred onions. Simply delicious. The halibut did not match the outstanding fresh halibut I had once in Alaska but again this is northern Virginia. :-)

The service was great - server poured our wine from the bottle so we could taste before filling our glasses - why don't more restaurants do that? All in all, an enjoyable evening. PLUS A TIP: if you want to dine without shouting, dine upstairs vs the vibrant bar downstairs where the noise level can get quite energetic.

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Arlington, Virginia
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Something for Everyone!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

I am particularly fond of the pizzas, but really Liberty Tavern has something for everyone. The evening we were there, they offered a special octopus ceviche which on of my friends enjoyed. For happy hour, the first floor is quite fun and lively.

Visited July 2014
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good food, great service and willing to accommodate”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014

Last night I dined a Liberty Tavern with business colleagues. I had a very good squid in linguini pasta (but some of the seafood was overcooked). There was a good source of local beers and the service was excellent. Most importantly they were graciously able to accommodate dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian, gluten free). The atmosphere is open brasserie style but not too noisy. Everyone enjoyed their meals. I'd return.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Arlington, Virginia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Food and Fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've had lunch twice now at the Liberty Tavern in Clarendon and it's been special each time! Very friendly service and the menu is varied with interesting combinations of flavors, as well as the classics. Shop down one side of Clarendon, refuel at Liberty Tavern, and then shop up the other side for a girls day out!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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444 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“Great Lunch Destination”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stopped in for a business lunch.

Ordered a beer and Cubano Pannini.
Damn glad I did. Fantastic sandwich (the lick your plate kinda sandwich) - and the red-skin potato salad was a delicious accompaniment.

Parking in the Clarendon area of Arlington is limited... try a side street.

My colleagues also raved about their fares - panini, salad and lobster roll.

Would recommend. Yes - without reservation
Would re-patronize again: Yes. Hoping to before the end of summer

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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